Louis A. de la Parte

(1929 - 2008)

He was a distinguished public servant – a prosecutor, Special Assistant Attorney General, Assistant State Attorney and a member of the House of Representatives who would go on to be President of the Florida Senate and Chairman of the powerful Committees on Appropriations and Ways and Means.

Emory University, B.A., 1950
University of Florida, LL.B., 1953
University of Florida, J.D. 1967

Bar admissions:
The Florida Bar – 1953
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida – 1956
U.S. Supreme Court – 1966
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth District – 1976
U.S. District Court, District of Columbia – 1979
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit - 1981

Representative community involvement:
Florida Supreme Court Commission on Racial and Ethnic Bias
Governor’s Social Service Task Force
Governor’s Commission for Government by the People

Representative professional affiliations:
Florida House of Representatives, 1962 – 1966
Florida Senate, 1966 – 1974
Florida Senate, President Pro Tempore, 1972 – 1974
Florida Senate, President, 1974
Special Assistant Attorney General, State of Florida, 1953
Assistant County Solicitor, Hillsborough County, 1957-1960
Assistant State Attorney, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 1960 - 1961